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Brightling Needle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brightling, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.9661 / 50°57'57"N

Longitude: 0.377 / 0°22'37"E

OS Eastings: 567007

OS Northings: 121209

OS Grid: TQ670212

Mapcode National: GBR NTD.659

Mapcode Global: FRA C6PK.6QX

Plus Code: 9F22X98G+CR

Entry Name: Brightling Needle

Listing Date: 3 August 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044089

English Heritage Legacy ID: 292430

Location: Brightling, Rother, East Sussex, TN32

County: East Sussex

Civil Parish: Brightling

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Brightling St Thomas a Becket

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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11/22 Brightling Needle


This obelisk was erected by John Fuller ("Mad Jack") of Brightling Park, then
called Rose Hill, in the early C19 on one of the highest spots in East Sussex,
hence it is visible for miles around. It was probably designed by Sir Robert
Smirke who erected other buildings in the parish for Fuller at the same time.
The Needle is of coursed stone and is built in four sections with a stringcourse
over each.

Listing NGR: TQ6700721209

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